Arsene Wenger has indicated that Laurent Koscielny will miss out on the Week 33 trip to Everton but he hopes to have the defender back for Week 34 against West Ham.
Laurent Koscielny will miss Arsenal's match with Swansea City on Tuesday but his status for Week 32 and beyond is still unknown.
Adding injury to insult, Laurent Koscielny may have picked up an injury against Chelsea on Saturday that will see him miss Arsenal's mid-week match against Swansea.
Laurent Koscielny faces a late fitness check after missing France's friendly with Holland this week.
Arsenal rolled against Sunderland on Saturday but will be worried about Nacho Monreal and Laurent Koscielny who both left early.
Laurent Koscielny was listed as a "major doubt" for Monday's match with Chelsea in Week 17.
To add injury to insult, Arsenal lost not only the match to Manchester City at the Etihad today, they lost Laurent Koscielny for an extended spell with a knee laceration.
Whether by hook or by crook, Laurent Koscielny will be missing Arsenal's trip across London to Craven Cottage.
He gave up a penalty on a dubious call and then saw red leaving Arsenal down a goal and a man for the last 20+ minutes in Arsenal's loss to Aston Villa at the Emirates.
Laurent Koscielny has reportedly told Arsene Wenger that he will snub interest from Barcelona and Bayern Munich and stay at Arsenal.
German treble-winners Bayern are rumored to be considering a £15 million bid for Arsenal's best defender from 2012-13.